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Tokyo Subway Ticket: Unlimited Tokyo Metro And Toei Subway Rides With 1 Pass

12 Oct 2018

Hew Lee Yee

Klook Travel Curator
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Explore Tokyo by subway

See the best that the enigmatic and vibrant city of Tokyo has to offer and the best way to get around is, of course, using the well-connected subway! An essential transport pass to get is the Tokyo Subway Ticket, which allows unlimited access to Tokyo Metro or Toei Subway lines.

No need to worry about the cost of transport even with a full day of commuting because the more you use the subway, the more you save! Read on and find out everything that the Tokyo Subway Ticket has to offer.

What is the Tokyo Subway Ticket?

The Tokyo Subway Ticket is an unlimited subway pass for travels on all Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway Lines. With access to 13 different routes and over 250 metro stops which that cover most of the city’s metropolitan area, it’s the perfect ticket for those with a full day of exploring to do in Tokyo. Keep reading to find out more about Tokyo Subway Ticket and how it works.

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Types of Tokyo Subway Ticket

Available to domestic and international visitors, the Tokyo Subway Ticket comes in three validity periods. Depending on your itinerary, you’re free to get one that best suits your needs.

24 Hour Ticket - 24 hours of unlimited rides on all Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines

48 Hour Ticket - 48 hours of unlimited rides on all Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines

72 Hour Ticket - 72 hours of unlimited rides on all Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines

Each ticket is valid for all lines of Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway for 24 hours, 48 hours, or 72 hours from the first use of the ticket during the validity period. For example, the 24 Hour Ticket is is valid for 24 hours from the time of activation. If you activated at 8am, you can use the pass until 8am the next day.

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Coverage area with the Tokyo Subway Ticket

Tokyo Subway Ticket can be used on all Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines. They include:

  • Tokyo Metro lines: Ginza Line, Marunouchi Line, Hibiya Line, Tozai Line, Chiyoda Line, Yurakucho Line, Hanzomon Line, Namboku Line, Fukutoshin Line
  • Toei Subway lines: Asakusa Line, Mita Line, Shinjuku Line, Oedo Line

To plan your journey, you may refer to the Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines route map.

Where to buy Tokyo Subway Ticket

You can purchase your Tokyo Subway Ticket on Klook and conveniently collect it when you reach Tokyo either at the airport or in Shinjuku. Make sure you purchase the right package with the right intended pick up location. The date you select during booking is the date you estimate to redeem your voucher for your pass in Japan.

With instant confirmation and open date benefits, you have the flexibility to book and redeem your ticket on any date within 180 days (~ 6 months) from the date selected. For cancellations, full refunds will be issued if the request is sent before redemption of the voucher and within 180 days from the booking date.

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How to redeem Tokyo Subway Ticket

To redeem your Klook voucher for the Tokyo Subway Ticket, simply present either a printed or a mobile voucher. You can redeem your ticket from the airport or in Shinjuku. Refer to the pick up location below:

Airport Pick Up Package

Narita International Airport Terminal 1 International Arrival Lobby south wing HIS counter (1/F) Opening Hours: Daily, 8:30am to 10pm

Narita International Airport Terminal 2 International Arrival Lobby central building HIS counter (1/F) Opening Hours: Daily, 8:30am to 10pm

Haneda International Airport International terminal HIS counter, right hand side on the exit of arrival lobby (2/F) / service hours Opening Hours: Daily, 8:30am to 10pm

Osaka Kansai International Airport Terminal 1 HIS counter (1/F) next to the Northern Exit in the Arrival Hall Opening Hours: Daily, 8:30am to 10pm

Osaka City Air Terminal (JR Namba Station) Japan Holiday Travel OCAT Tourist Information Center (1/F) Opening Hours: 8:30am to 8:30pm

HIS-TIC Harajuku Tourist Information Center 1 Chome-19-11 Jingūmae, Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-0001, Japan (3 minute walk from JR Harajuku station) Opening Hours: 10am to 6pm

Chubu Centrair International Airport Arrival lobby EASYGO counter (2/F) Opening Hours: 9:30am to 6:30pm

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Shinjuku Pick Up Package

Address: 1/F, INBOUND LEAGUE, 5-15-14 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm | Saturday, 10am to 6pm The office is closed on Sundays and public holidays

Getting there: Take a 5-minutes walk from exit C7 of Shinjuku-sanchome Station.

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How to use Tokyo Subway Ticket

After redeeming your Klook voucher for the Tokyo Subway Ticket, you may start using it already. The pass is activated the moment your first insert it into the gate at the subway. Check the timestamp at the back of the ticket.

Your Tokyo Subway Ticket will be valid for 24 / 48 / 72 hours from the time you inserted it, depending on the package you purchased. Once activated, you’re free to enjoy the benefits of unlimited rides on all Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway Lines within the validity period.

In the event you have taken the subway which turns into a train (for example, to Kichijoji or Mitaka for the Studio Ghibli Museum), you can show your Tokyo Subway Ticket to the station attendant and pay the additional fare.

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Validity period of Tokyo Subway Ticket

You can redeem your Tokyo Subway Ticket on any day within 180 days from your booking date on Klook. Once you have redeemed your Klook voucher for the Tokyo Subway Ticket, you may start using it.

To activate it, you have to insert it into the gate at the subway and there will be a timestamp at the back of your ticket. Once activated, the ticket is valid for for 24 hours, 48 hours, or 72 hours, depending on the package you purchased.

For example, the 24 Hour Ticket is is valid for 24 hours from the time of activation. If you activated at 8am, you can use the pass until 8am the next day. You can also insert your Tokyo Subway Ticket up until the expiry time and exit another station past the expiry time.

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Get your Tokyo Subway Ticket

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Tokyo Subway Ticket (24, 48, or 72 Hours) Airport Pick Up

Ticket pick-up locations:

  • Narita airport
  • Haneda airport
  • Osaka airport
  • Nagoya airport
  • Harajuku
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Tokyo Subway Ticket (24, 48 or 72 Hours) Shinjuku Pick Up

Ticket pick-up location: Shinjuku (easily accessible via exit C7 of Shinjuku-Sanchome Station)

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